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Old 08-18-2007
David.Anthony
 

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Dule boot from an external drive
Hi I am running Vista on my home pc and use 3 external hard drives is it
possable to install XP on one of them and how can I boot from That drive (
the dreves are usb) Thanks

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Old 08-18-2007
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Re: Dule boot from an external drive
No, Windows won't boot from an external USB drive, although there are hacks
to boot from a USB flash drive.
You could try MS Virtual PC 2007, and boot XP on a virtual drive.

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/pro...c/default.mspx

http://forums.techguy.org/windows-vi...-external.html


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> Hi I am running Vista on my home pc and use 3 external hard drives is it
> possable to install XP on one of them and how can I boot from That drive
> ( the dreves are usb) Thanks


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